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Optical amplification of propagating surface plasmon polaritons

DOI: 10.1364/QELS.2011.QFE5 Conference: Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2011 Conference on
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ABSTRACT We demonstrate amplified spontaneous emission of long-range surface plasmon polaritons in planar metallic waveguides embedded in a fluorescent polymer. A net gain coefficient of 8±2 /cm has been realized for propagation up to 2 mm.

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